Yavneh–Building Jewish Communal Life on Campus
Yavneh connects students to meaningful Jewish experiences, community-building opportunities, and each other. Administered by the OU in partnership with World Mizrachi, the program empowers undergraduates to build a vibrant Jewish life on campus—offering fellowship initiatives, intercollegiate Shabbatonim, and leadership conferences.
Students Spend a Summer Learning and Working in Jerusalem
This year, 71 students from over 22 campuses were given the opportunity to live, learn, and work in Jerusalem. In partnership with World Mizrachi and Bnei Akiva/TVA and generously supported by Nefesh B’Nefesh, Summer in Jerusalem provides internship opportunities, Torah learning, and nightly social programming.
JLIConnections Celebrates One Year of Matchmaking
This past summer, OU-JLIC’s matchmaking platform celebrated its one-year anniversary. In its first year, JLIConnections facilitated three successful engagements and continues to connect a growing number of Jewish singles. To date, OU-JLIC Torah educators and alumni have suggested over 300 matches; 42 couples are currently dating.
Helping Young Women Prepare for Married Life
Created in partnership with the OU Department of Synagogue and Community Services, Ani L’Dodi V’Dodi Li: A Kallah Teacher Guide covers the Jewish laws and outlook on marriage and intimacy. OU-JLIC Torah educators have used the guide to prepare over 800 kallot for married life.